[sawng-fuh l, song-]


abounding in song; melodious.

Origin of songful

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at song, -ful
Related formssong·ful·ly, adverbsong·ful·ness, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for songful

Historical Examples of songful

  • The birds are those of California—many, prolific, and songful.

    The Book of the National Parks

    Robert Sterling Yard

  • In May and June the waterfalls are at their best, and the birds are most songful.

    Your National Parks

    Enos A. Mills

  • So we may walk from one flower to another until the morning wears to a bright noon and the afternoon wanes into a songful sunset.

    Some Spring Days in Iowa

    Frederick John Lazell

  • The songful satirical line spouted in him, to be flung at his girl, as he ran upstairs to the boudoir off the drawing-room.

  • To anyone capable of turning these causes to effects this sound is not dull and monotonous, but richly varied into songful music.

    Among the Forces

    Henry White Warren

British Dictionary definitions for songful



tuneful; melodious
Derived Formssongfully, adverbsongfulness, noun
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